Bachelors in Criminology and Security Management

The Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Security Management (BCSM) is intended to provide students with knowledge and skills in areas of security management, loss prevention technology, criminal investigation, forensic technology, cybercrimes and computer forensics. The curriculum is mainly designed and prepared for serving officers and security officers who possess valid certificates of good conduct. However other students who meet the minimum university entry requirements may be admitted for the specialization of Security Management and Loss Prevention Technology,Cyber Crimes and Computer Forensicsas well as criminal Investigation and Forensic Technology.

The Programme is designed for students or clients who wish to pursue careers in police services, forensic investigations, human rehabilitation services and security management. The Programme takes a period of 3 years only.

Minimum Entry Requirement

For the disciplined forces among them, the Police, Military, Prison and Security Officers.

KCSE Aggregate Grade of C+ (plus) and with a C (plain) in either English or Kiswahili.


Holders of KACE Certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and one subsidiary.                                      


Holders of an accreditedDiploma or Higher Diploma in Criminology & Security Management, Police and or Military Science, Forensics Science and or Psychology, and Computer Forensics with a Credit Pass that is recognized by DeKUT Senate and with a minimum of C- (minus) at KCSE.


Any other qualification accepted by DeKUT Senate as equivalent to any of the above.

Key Contact

Name: Dr. Joyce Kaguta     

Area of Study: PhD -Universite De Pau Des Pay De l’dour, France

LLB – Mount Kenya University

M.A; BA –Moi University


  • Security Management
  • Theories of Crime
  • Crime and Society

Name: Samuel Njore         

Area of Study: MA Criminology, 2011, UON; BA Sociology & Geography,

2000 Upper 2nd Kenyatta University.

  PhD Candidate Since January 2016- Criminology, Moi University.


  • Intelligence Management
  • Law and Society


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